Workforce Shortage

Health experts and Fargo-Moorhead officials urge COVID-19 vaccinations

"This is reaching a new level. It's affecting the children in our community. It's time, so with all do respect we ask for your consideration."

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR) — City leaders and health experts are urging people to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, officials are placing an urgent call as they say cases are beginning to overwhelm hospital resources. “We don’t usually reach out to the public unless we think there’s a serious issue here. Our people are…

Burgum Announces Career Expo to Address Workforce Shortage

The career expo is scheduled for April 8 at the Fargodome.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum announced a multi-industry career expo aimed at addressing the state’s workforce shortage during his State of the State address on Wednesday. The expo, known as Dakota Strike, is an opportunity for students in grades 7 to 12 and college to explore different careers and thousands of job openings North Dakota. The National Integrated Cyber Education…

Workers Wanted: Job Openings Pile Up Across North Dakota

Job Service North Dakota estimates the state currently has 14,000 job openings.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Hiring managers across North Dakota are looking for ways to solve the workforce shortage that plagues the state. Job Service North Dakota, which tracks employment data, estimates the state currently has 14,000 job openings. A decade ago, North Dakota had 8,000. State officials say the real number is closer to 30,000, given that some employers only advertise with one…

Case IH Looking to Hire Local Workers to Fill Open Factory Jobs

The effort comes in response to the workforce shortage in the state

FARGO, N.D. —¬†Across the state, several manufacturing companies are struggling to fill open positions. “When you talk about manufacturing and production, there’s a shortage of skilled workers, so if you got some experience and some skills in that area, you’re in demand and they’d like to hire you,” said Carey Fry, the Workforce Center Manager at the Fargo location for…